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Collaboration Not Litigation Ale - Avery Brewing Company

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Collaboration Not Litigation AleCollaboration Not Litigation Ale

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1,391 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,391
Reviews: 706
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 38
Gots: 157 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.72% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: FtownThrowDown on 01-23-2007

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Ratings: 1,391 | Reviews: 706 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of Giggy
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch #6

A: Chestnut light brown to a slightly red brew. Tan head. 1/2" head throughout.

S: Green grass/grains/green apples/yeast/baked bread

T: Flavor developed more at the beer warmed. Good thing it was a 22 oz. bottle. Caramel, molasses, sweet malts, and spicy hops. Was amazed at how ligt it was, not syrupy.

M: Good carbonation, tangy and tingling on the tongue.

O: I have enjoyed the Avery Holy Trinity series in the past and was excited to try this one. For sure would like to try the Russian River Salvation. Very nice mix.

Photo of Omer4176
2/5  rDev -48.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

not as good as i wanted it to be, but still exciting. batch number 6. poured a quad looking red brown color with a modest off white head into a la trappe goblet. smells belgian yeasty, and like a less sweet salvation from avery. i think the russian river salvation is much darker and potent, almost dominating in this blend. flavor is belgian candy sugar, molasses, caramel malts, dried fruit, and yeast yeast yeast. feel is nice, smooth and bright, strong and easy down. i like this beer a lot, i like it as much for the idea as for the final product, and in fact, i wasnt that impressed with this, but i support the concept fully. they should team up and do a big stout...

Photo of Tyrawlings
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of dav
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of titosupertramp
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark honey colored, murky with floaties. Head has lots of large bubbles. Soapy lacing on the drinking side of the glass and a ring of bubbles around the edges of the glass.

S: Candi sugar, raisins, cherry, syrup. Nice smell.

T: Raisins and dark cherries are the primary flavors I'm picking out. Candi sugar and bready malts in support.

M: Full almost chewy. Good carbonation.

O: This isn't bad at all. If I happen upon another bottle of this, I'd pick it again. Solid.

Photo of jfcaa193
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of jmunsters
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber with a thin finger head that disappates quickly. Smells of caramel, straw, dark cherries and raisins. Comes off tasting a bit oaked, malty and a bit syrupy. Carbonation is pretty mild and it is a tad thick, fitting of the style. Overall a solid beer that I would enjoy again.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Lnc3
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a dark, orange brown beer with a off-white head, with a medium-strong hold. It smells a little sour with some fruity properties. Has a yeast flavor to it and it finishes very bitter. This beer is very complex and has a lot of qualities to it. I enjoyed it very much.

Photo of videofrog
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Drewski363672
4.28/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark, but clear enough to see the live yeast.

Chocolatey smell, also had hints of coffee. Almost smells roasted.

Tastes like baker's chocolate. Very sweet and very bitter.

Mouthfeel was average.

Overall, it is a great beer with interesting flavors and tastes. I enjoyed the live yeast. I would buy this again for sure.

Photo of Monicagm
2.05/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Dark amber color with a thin head.

Sesame/umami scent.

Dark chocolate or a roasted coffee taste. Clean finish.

Thick mouthfeel.

Overall, I wasn't a fan of this beer at all. The think mouthfeel combined with the umami taste was too overwhelming for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of 1990al
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Low carbonation with a low hold on the glass. Low head as well. Amber color. Aroma smells like dark chocolate. It is a little spicy as well probably because of the Hops. It has a malty/ vague sweetness to it. Light mouth feel. Excellent beer to drink and rare as well

Photo of KaptinKrunches
4.45/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:The color of the beer is a dark, murky brown. This is due in part to yeast floating around the beer. It has little hold.
Smell:It smells like dark chocolate with a slight fruity smell to it.
Taste:It tastes just like it smells, chocolate. It has a very sweet, subtle chocolate taste even though there is physically no chocolate put into it. It is very malty and is not bitter at all but when you swallow it, there is a slight burning sensation. There is very little/no carbonation.
Mouthfeel: It has a medium mouth feel as it coats your mouth just ever so slightly.
Overall: I overall enjoyed this beer a lot. The chocolate flavor is what made this beer great. This is the first beer that i tried where I can see live yeast which adds aesthetic appeal to it when poured. I can only imagine how much more flavor will come out of it if it was aged even longer.

Photo of Olivia55555
3.35/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Collaboration not Litigation- another delightful smelling beer. My second favorite smelling beer so far. It has a strong scent of soy sauce and it is very appealing! The dark, brownish color of this beer is lovely as well. There are particles that float to the bottom, must be the live yeast that gives it its taste! The mouthfeel is not too heavy, and overall this is one of the best beers I have tried!

Collaboration Not Litigation Ale from Avery Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,391 ratings.